Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.20
Retinopathy of prematurity, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Retinoph prematurity NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.20 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat retinopathy of prematurity
  • Bilateral retinopathy of prematurity
  • L retinopathy of prematurity
  • Left retinopathy of prematurity
  • R retinopathy of prematurity
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Retinopathy of prematurity, both eyes
  • Right retinopathy of prematurity
Clinical Information
  • Bilateral retinopathy typically occurring in premature infants treated with high concentrations of oxygen; characterized by vascular dilation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass; usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia; blindness may occur.
Applies To
  • Retinopathy of prematurity NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H35.109 Retinopathy of prematurity, unspecified, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.20:
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